Gist is facing almost two weeks of strike action from warehouse staff as the result of a pay difference dispute. Unite said 20 of its members voted unanimously to hold 12 24-hour strikes at the operator’s M&S DC in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire. The pickers and loaders are protesting an £8,000 annual pay gap between them and other members of staff performing the same role. The Three Cherry Trees site delivers food to M&S stores across London and the South East. […]
The Co-operative Food Group has once again reassured its HGV drivers that there are no plans to outsource the remainder of its operation, after the planned transfer of staff in the West Midlands to Eddie Stobart is complete.
Talks between DVSA management and Prospect and Public and Commercial Services (PCS) unions at arbitration service ACAS appear to be bearing fruit. Both unions have pledged to suspend all industrial action for the duration of the talks, with DVSA promising not to take disciplinary action against staff who refuse to follow work practices that are in dispute.
DHL Supply Chain is facing strike action from drivers at a Nottinghamshire DC serving client Marks and Spencer (M&S) due to a row over pay.